Self-praise is for losers. Be a winner. Stand for something. Always have class, and be humble.— John Madden
The most inspiring John Madden quotes that will be huge advantage for your personal development
The only yardstick for success our society has is being a champion. No one remembers anything else.
The road to Easy Street goes through the sewer.
Well, when you're playing good football, it's good football and if you don't have good football, then you're not really playing good football.
I would have all my offensive linemen wrestle if I could.
The best way to gain more yards is advance the ball down the field from the line of scrimmage.
In Oakland, Al Davis was a genius. We had Ron Wolff there, too, and he was a genius. There was no room for me to be a genius.
Here's a guy who can use his arms and legs at the same time.
Coaches have to watch for what they don't want to see and listen to what they don't want to hear.
The fewer rules a coach has, the fewer rules there are for players to break.
If the quarterback throws the ball in the endzone and the wide receiver catches it, it's a touchdown.
Knowing his coach likes him is more important to a player than anything else.
When you have great players, playing great, well that's great football!
Boom, boom, foom, poom! He just ran right at 'em!
If you can't run with the big dogs, stay on the porch.
Mark Brunell usually likes to soak his balls before a rainy game.
In order for this team to win the game, the quarterback has to throw the ball.
I've always said winning's the great deodorant, and conversely, when you have a bad record - everything stinks - and everything starts to unravel, and everything falls apart.
The greatest gap in sports is between the winner and the loser of the Super Bowl. The winner has confetti, parades, rings, the whole thing. The loser puts his head down and goes to his house.
To me, discipline in football occurs on the field, not off it.
Every time I go to the theater, there's something about the atmosphere, seeing something unfold live in front of an audience, that you can't get out of your system.
If someone remembers me as a coach, they still call me 'Coach,' but if they know me for the video game, they just call me 'Madden.'
He would have scored a touchdown if he hadn't been tackled right there.
Playing in this nice weather really makes me remember all the times I got stung by a bee.
From the waist down, Earl Campbell has the biggest legs I have ever seen on a running back.
It's a big deal. ABC and MNF are a big part of NFL history, and it's going to end with the Super Bowl (on ABC). You can't say you're not looking forward to it .
Winning is a great deodorant.
The best feeling is watching a real football game, because the games they show in the movies aren't real.
He might want to watch where he lands when tackling that guy, because he could really hurt his hand if it gets stepped on.
He got up looking out of his earhole!
Nothing jazzes me up like football. I've acquired more passion of the years, not less. Not to love it wouldn't make sense.
There was a hidden narrative I felt we could get into, It's about an accessible world. Family and relationships are accessible subjects.
I wasn't saying that in a sense that I didn't plan on scoring any goals.
This won't happen again. It would be nice if it did, but it's reality.
Give something that wasn't expected.
Usually, the team that turns the ball over less will hold on to the ball more
Some yards is better than none yards?
You know, there's a rule in sports, "Don't do anything great if you can't handle the congratulations."
See, well ya see, the thing is, he should have caught that ball.
But the ball is bigger than his hands.
There is a difference in being in shape and being in football shape.
Any one can out on the field and run around , but once you start getting hit and have to get up then you find out the difference between being in shape and football shape.
There's a lot of letters in Ladanian Tomlinson
Discipline in football occurs on the field, not off it.
Discipline is knowing what you're supposed to do and doing it as best you can.
Real frontier-busting math explores new worlds .
. . . If you can communicate that experience, somewhere between math and uncertainty, life experience provides the balance.
The defense should be expecting a run or a pass here.
Here's a guy who when he runs, he moves faster.
I always used to tell my players that we are here to win! And you know what, Al? When you don't win, you lose.
When its raining the field gets wet, then all of a sudden everyones running slower
In all the years that I've been in football - I went directly from coaching to broadcasting - I never really had a lot of experience watching it.
I've never eaten just a few bites of things I liked in my life.
You got one guy going boom, one guy going whack, and one guy not getting in the endzone.
If you lose your best cornerback and punter, I'd say that's a double loss.